Answer Your Questions on Dental Veneers

Assuming your smile is in good health, and your teeth are strong enough to function effectively for many years to come, additional treatments in the form of cosmetic enhancements can be beneficial for your smile. If you seek to receive a better-looking smile, a cosmetic dentistry restoration such as a dental veneer can prove to… Read more »

Healthy Gums, Healthy You

It has been said that the eyes are the window to the soul. That may or may not be true, but did you know that your gums are the gateway to your body? In fact, harmful bacteria can access the rest of your body through your gums, which is why it is so important to… Read more »

Common Culprits of Bad Breath

Having bad breath can be embarrassing and inconvenient. You may try using gum, mouthwash, mints, and other products to counteract bad breath, but these are only temporary solutions. A better solution is to counteract the underlying cause of bad breath, which is also called halitosis. So, what are the causes of bad breath? Certain Foods… Read more »

Fluoride Can Help Reduce Tooth Sensitivity Linked to Tooth Enamel Erosion

While tooth enamel is a very hard mineral substance, it also has a microscopically porous nature. Healthy teeth have incredibly small pores in the tooth enamel. This helps protect the sensitive internal structures of your teeth, while also making it difficult for bacterial tooth decay to develop. However, inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine… Read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Dental Sealants

Are you aware of the oral health care treatments that can protect your smile from future tooth decay? If you are concerned about numerous oral health risks that can arise during the holiday season, including those due to the excessive consumption of sugary sweets and treats, consider a dental sealant treatment to protect your smile…. Read more »

Early Problems with Oral Atrophy Might Be Countered with Denture Adhesive

A complete denture is often the most effective way to restore your basic oral function without having to resort to the oral surgery involved in restoring multiple teeth with dental implant supported bridges. The removable dental appliance is custom designed by Dr. Van Parham and his staff specialists to match the remaining structure of your… Read more »

How Will a Tooth Extraction Affect Your Smile?

At The Art of Dentistry we go the extra mile to save damaged teeth whenever possible. Often, with the help of a dental crown, a dental filling or a root canal, a broken tooth or a tooth with decay can be saved. But sometimes a tooth may have sustained extensive damage that requires removal. In this case, our dentist,… Read more »

A Crown Restoration Might Be Necessary for Treating a Tooth with a Bad Dental Filling

The material used for your dental fillings will not be vulnerable to the acidic and bacterial effects of tooth decay. However, it is still possible for these forces to gradually weaken the bond between an older dental filling and the adjacent tooth enamel. As this starts to happen the tooth might become increasingly sensitive, or… Read more »

Tricks on Avoiding Unappealing White Spots on the Teeth During Your Orthodontic Process

If you want a beautiful smile when you remove your braces, you need to take good care of your smile during your orthodontic journey. Unfortunately, if plaque isn’t removed from your teeth regularly, it can cling to the teeth, remove the minerals from your enamel, and create unattractive white spots on the surfaces of your… Read more »

Tips on How to Rock a Fresh Breath

Sometimes bad breath haunts people and won’t seem to go away. This can be quite inconvenient and troublesome. If this is the case for you, it doesn’t have to be. In fact, our dentist, Dr. Van Parham, and our dental team have the tips you need to rock a fresh breath, and we are happy… Read more »